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Cut Up Rink: Fun on Roller Skates

Object Name: Picture puzzle
Date: 1883-1895
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Medium: Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: Overall: 1 1/4 x 7 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. (3.2 x 19.4 x 24.4 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: "Cut Up Rink: Fun on Roller Skates" picture puzzles in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with caricatures of a soldier and a woman roller skating in an indoor rink; box cover inscribed, "CUT UP/ RINK/ FUN ON ROLLER SKATES/ J.H.S. N.Y."; seven cardboard puzzles cut into four strips each with images entitled, "BOLD/ HOW BRAVE THEY LOOK", "RACE/ HOW FAST THEY GO.", "MEET/ GLAD TO SEE YOU.", "AIRY/ SHE SKATES WITH GRACE.", "HURT/ PRIDE HAD A FALL.", "FAST/ GAZE ON THIS CHILD." and "FALL/ DOWN THEY ALL GO."; each puzzle with caricature figures skating including Native Americans, African Americans and the elderly.
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.421
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Marks: lithographed: on the box cover: "CUT UP/ RINK/ FUN ON ROLLER SKATES/ J.H.S. N.Y."